The Laundromat on 3rd January 2018 2mce-fm 92.3/94.7khz
8:00 – 10:00 (-ish) (NSW Daylight Saving)

Meadows – Joe WalshThe Smoker You Drink, The Player You Get
Burn The House – Flo & EddiePhlorescent Leech & Eddie

James HarmonWaterfront Blues Festival 1996
Too Right To Run
Crazy By Degrees
Baby, Please Don't Go
Swampy Night
It's All Right Now
Four Questions
Modern Numbers Game
I'm Leavin' Here

Two Ronnies

Headin' For The Texas Border – The Flaming Groovies – Flamingo
Don't You Lie To Me – The Rolling Stones – 2120 Sth Michigan Avenue
San Francisco Bay Jam – Jimi Hendrix & Stephen Stills – Stills' Basement

The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy (LP Version) Episode 1

Trains, Brains and Rain – Flaming LipsHear It Is
The Ballad Of Jesse James – Bruce Springsteen – Missing Tracks 1
Scarecrow – Pink Floyd1966 – 1968 – Interstellar Overdrive

The Whang - Jake Porter
Frustration, Frustration - Betty Hall Jones
Fish Man - Gene Phillips
Stormy - Chuck Higgins & His Mellotones

Jesus Is Just Alright – The Doobie Brothers – Toulouse Street
I Said Goodbye To Me – NilssonAerial Ballet
What Is A Young Girl Made Of – The Beach BoysLost & Found

Pacific Coast Highway – The Mamas & Papas – People Like Us
Can't Nobody Love You – The ZombiesBegin Here
Let Me Be – The Turtles – It Ain't Me Babe

Mammut Opera – Mammut – Krautrock
Hoochie Coochie Man – Steppenwolf - Steppenwolf

3rd January - On This Day In Music

Born On This Day

1918 – Maxine Andrews of the Andrews Sisters
1926 – Sir George Henry Martin – EMI record producer for The Beatles, Jeff Beck, America, The Little River Band, The Goons, Beyond The Fringe, amongst others
1941 – Van Dyke Parks – songwriter and producer. Worked on Brian Wilson's "Smile" album, played keyboards on The Byrds "Eight Miles High" and and produced albums by Ry Cooder, Randy Newman and Judy Collins
1945 – Stephen Stills – guitarist, keyboard player, vocalist, founder of Buffalo Springfield, co-founder of Crosby, Stills and Nash (and Young), Manassas, and solo artist
1946 – John Paul Jones (John Richard Baldwin) – producer, arranger, bassist, keyboard player for Led Zeppelin, worked with The Rolling Stones, Donovan, Dusty Springfield and Herman's Hermits

Happened on this Day

1957 – Guy Mitchell's hit "Singin' The Blues" was no 1 on the UK charts
1957 – Fats Domino recorded "I'm Walkin' "
1963 – Cliff Richard had no. 1 on UK singles charts with "The Next Time / Bachelor Boy"
1964 – The Rolling Stones performed at The Glenlyn Ballroom in London. Support band was The Detours (The Who)
1964 – The Beatles were seen for the first time on US TV when a clip of "She Loves You" was played on The Jack Parr Show. Billboard gave "I Want to Hold Your Hand" a spotlight review, saying, "This is the hot British group that has struck gold overseas. Side A is a driving rocker with Surf-on-the-Thames sound and strong vocal work from the group"
1965 – CBS bought Fender guitars for $13 million
1966 – Ron and Jay Thelin opened a Psychedelic Shop on Haight Street, San Francisco, specialising in artefacts of the blossoming 'freak' and drug culture which would make the city a magnet for youth in the next few years. It was soon copied by other entrepreneurs and heralded the hippy generation
1966 – The First Acid Test was held at the Fillmore, San Francisco. LSD was still legal
1966 – The Beatles performed "Day Tripper" and "We Can Work It Out" on TV show "Hullabaloo"
1967 – The Bee Gees had no. 1 on the Australian charts with "Spicks & Specks"
1967 – Carl Wilson recieved his draft notice but refused to comply. He was indicted by a Federal Grand Jury for draft evasion but won his case after a five-year court battle
1968 – The Beach Boys' "Darlin' " entered the UK charts
1969 – Jimi Hendrix, while on The Lulu TV Show, stopped performing his new single after a couple of bars and launched into his version of Cream's "Sunshine of Your Love" as a tribute to the band that had split a few days before
1969 – John Lennon and Yoko Ono's "Two Virgins" record sleeve, depicting them naked together, was declared pornographic in New Jersey, USA. Police siezed 30,000 copies at Newark Airport. A Chicago record shop was closed down for displying the sleeve
1970 – Davy Jones announced he was leaving The Monkees, a year after Peter Tork had done so
1970 – BJ Thomas started a four-week run at no.1 on the US singles charts with "Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head"
1970 – The Beatles recorded what would be their last song together, "I, Me, Mine"
1971 – The movie, "Performance", starring Mick Jagger, debuted in London
1972 – Gold record to Don McLean for "American Pie"
1972 – "If you can't smoke it, wear it" was the slogan for Quog, a US company which produced a cologne called Grass. Made from the essence of Cannabis Sativa, it "doesn't have the effect of smoking grass, but does have a very refreshing smell"
1973 – Rolling Stone magazine announced that The Allman Brothers had named Lamar Williams as a replacement for the late Berry Oakley on bass
1974 – Gold record to Jim Croce for "Time in a Bottle"
1974 – Bob Dylan hit the touring cicuit after an eight-year absence. Much of the 39-date / 25-city tour was recorded and issued as a double-live LP, "Before the Flood". 660,000 tickets were made available for the tour, and organisers recieved 6,000,000 applications. Dylan commented "six million, a hundred million, it's all an illusion. It doesn't mean that much to me, really. I mean, who else is there to go and see?"
1976 – The Bay City Rollers were no. 1 on the US singles charts with "Saturday Night"
1976 – releases on this day include Gary Wright's "Dream Weaver", Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show's "Only Sixteen", and Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody"
1979 – The Hype performed in Dublin. The band was later to be known as U2
1981 – David Bowie made his final appearance as The Elephant Man in the Broadway show
1981 – Charles Felton Jarvis – record producer, reponsible for most of Elvis Presley's recordings from 1966-77. Also produced for Tommy Roe, Michael Nesmith, Fats Domino, Jimmy Dean, Fess Parker, Charlie Pride, Carl Perkins, Skeeter Davis, Willie Nelson, Gladys Knight & The Pips, Maria Dallas and Jerry Reed
1982 – LP "Double Fantasy" and single "Starting Over" both top the US charts
1992 – Simple Minds singer Jim Kerr married Patsy Kensit at a Chelsea registry office
1999 – Steps scored their first UK no. 1 single with a cover of The Bee Gees' "Tragedy"
2000 - Luciano Pavarotti agreed to paythe Italian authorities £1.6 million after losing an appeal against tax evasion charges. He was worth £300 million at the time
2002 – Liam and Noel Gallagher topped a Your Home readers' poll as 'the celebrities you would least like to live next door to', garne ring 40% of the votes
2002 – Zac Foley (Zachary Sebastian Rex James Foley), bassist for EMF died of a drug overdose
2012 – Robert Joseph "Bob" Weston – briefly songwriter and guitarist for Fleetwood Mac, recorded with Graham Bond, Long John Baldry, Murray Head, Sandy Denny, Danny Kirwan. Died of a gastrointestinal haemorrhage

2014 – Phil Everly, of The Everly Brothers, died of lung disease